we're going dump this on the senate on the president. my way or the highway. this kind of approach the american people are sick and tired of it. and as the president said monday night, the american people voted for divided government, they did not vote for dysfunctional government and i think the republicans are really wearing the patience of the american people thin here. there's a lot of republicans in the senate who are interested in a fair compromise here. again, republican party we're agreeing to a lot of spending cuts, things they've said is very important to them. so at some point you just have to say yes here, put the american people first, there's a lot of talk in the house republican caucus about well, we have to stare down the president, you know, this is about the political battle, that's not what this is about. this should be about the american people and not lose sight about that in the next few days. >> there are a lot of democratic leaders on capitol hill and around the country who are quietly nervous that the president will give in on this, the argument is, he's, you know, at first the line in the sand was, don't link spending cuts to the debt ceiling vote.